Swift on Paws: The Fastest Dog Breeds

Uncover the top speedsters of the dog world!

Greyhound – The Speed King

Holding the title for the fastest dog, Greyhounds can reach speeds up to 45 mph!


With a history as hunters in the Middle East, Salukis are graceful and can hit 42 mph.


This breed is not just fast but also highly trainable, reaching speeds of 40 mph.

Afghan Hound

Known for their elegance and speed, Afghan Hounds can sprint up to 40 mph.

Jack Russell Terrier

Don't be fooled by their size; these terriers can zoom at 38 mph.


Historically used by firefighters, Dalmatians are strong, enduring runners with a speed of 37 mph.


Borzois have a noble heritage and can run up to 36 mph.


Whippets are smaller than Greyhounds but almost as fast, reaching 35 mph

Doberman Pinscher

Dobermans combine speed with endurance, capable of 32 mph.

Border Collie

Famed for their agility and quickness, Border Collies can reach 30 mph.

German Shepherd

German Shepherds are known for their work ethic and speed, hitting 30 mph

Great Dane

Their large strides allow Great Danes to run up to 30 mph


Poodles are not just about looks; they are athletic and can run 30 mph.

Siberian Husky

Built for long-distance, Siberian Huskies can hit speeds of 28 mph.